For Employers

You need top quality employees and you need them now – At Patrice & Associates, we go beyond the job boards and give you access to a nationwide database of qualified candidates. Our national network of extraordinary recruiters and a proven track record of successfully placing the best candidates with the biggest names in hospitality give you a leg up on the competition.

Founded in 1989, Patrice & Associates is the largest national hospitality recruiting firm. What sets us apart is our Candidate Sourcing Strategy — Our team of over 125 recruiters is committed to placing the right candidate in the right job by deploying a very aggressive approach to finding top talent. We are not a resume mill! You are not paying us just to place ads or search job boards; you are paying us to find the best employees for your company.

Contingency Recruiting:  You only pay us for results not efforts!

  • Only WBENC certified Hospitality Recruiting Agency.All franchisees and recruiters must attend training at our headquarters and are personally trained by our Founder, Patrice Rice.
  • Patrice Rice has been recognized as an expert in the hospitality job market and has been quoted in such notable publications as Forbes, Washington Post, New York Times, HR Executive and QSR Magazine. She has also been interviewed on television with Fox 35 Orlando and Washington Business tonight discussing hospitality employment.
  • Proprietary Database of 400,000+ candidates
  • Open positions will be featured on our corporate website

Candidate Sourcing Strategy:

Key Initial Step:  We work with you to develop a candidate profile to determine the background and experience required as well as the personality traits to best match your corporate culture.

  • We agree on a placement fee (typically 10-15% of starting salary).
  • You outline the hiring process (interview steps).
  • We assign a researcher to identify like-concepts and competitors to target.
  • We conduct a training seminar on your corporate culture and job requirements.
  • Our recruiters deploy a multi-pronged candidate sourcing strategy that includes:
  1. Cold calling competing concepts 
  2. Networking
  3. Advertising targeted positions
  • Candidates matching the profile are vetted, references checked and forwarded to you.
  • We facilitate scheduling of interviews.
  • Once you extend an offer, our invoice is generated on 1st day of work with payment due in 30 days.
  • Each placement comes with a 60-day replacement guarantee.

Who We Serve:

At Patrice & Associates, we represent all facets of the hospitality industry – From catering companies and hotel banquet facilities to private clubs, resorts or national chains; we have qualified candidates to fill any position.

Patrice & Associates is an integral part of the hospitality industry and our nationwide network of recruiters allows us access to the best and brightest talent available. The companies we currently serve include $4M casual dining companies, $6M-10M theme casual dining clubs, $4M family style restaurants, hotels, casinos, companies opening new locations yearly, fine dining, fast food, airports, malls and travel plazas nationwide. Let us help you find the perfect candidate for company – Contact your local recruiter today.

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